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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for teacher assistants in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of teacher assistants among Washington areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Teacher Assistants in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,570
25th Percentile Wage
$27,050
50th Percentile Wage
$31,600
75th Percentile Wage
$36,590
90th Percentile Wage
$39,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,570.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for teacher assistants in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of teacher assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201631,6001.61%6.61%
201531,0902.73%-
201430,2400.76%-
201330,0101.67%-
201229,510--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Teacher Assistants in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Washington ranges from $25,610 to $34,110. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $34,110. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $33,890). The lowest paying area is Lewiston with a median annual salary of $25,610.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$34,110
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$33,890
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$33,650
Bremerton-Silverdale
$33,530
Tacoma
$33,080
Olympia
$32,140
Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$31,310
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$31,010
Bellingham
$30,630
Yakima
$30,190
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee
$29,830
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$29,420
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$29,250
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$28,880
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$28,870
Longview
$28,080
Spokane
$26,680
Lewiston
$25,610



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